All you need is love... or a chance to star in a film made by top director Danny Boyle in Norfolk.

Instagram users demonstrate the most photogenic places to visit in Diss.

Trainspotting director Danny Boyle has given a high school a starring role in his new film - and some of the pupils could be cast as extras.

Essence Foods takes two prizes at World Marmalade Awards

A Norfolk charity will receive thousands of pounds raised by attendees of the Wayland Agricultural Society’s Spring Ball.

A county council leader’s attack on Norfolk’s ‘also ran’ MPs was a cry for help, one of them said today.

As chair of the Independent Remuneration Panel that reviewed the allowances paid to Norfolk county councillors, I was pleased that journalists at the EDP continue to hold members to account.

He is best known for being a member of the British vocal group Blake and playing the part of Dr Harry Tressler in TV’s Holby City but now he wants to buy a property in Norfolk. Property editor Caroline Culot spoke to actor/singer Jules Knight.

A passionate doctor and writer who was a familiar face on the former About Anglia television show has died.

A top aerobatic team, whose pilots are all ex-Red Arrows, will be starring in the first ever Great Yarmouth Air Show this summer.

An East Anglian food factory has welcomed secondary school students to its site as part of a programme aimed at offering youngsters insights into the world of work.

Meet Hare-mione - the newest GoGoHare sculpture to be conjured up for the charity art trail that will decorate Norwich and Norfolk this summer.

A removals firm which has been based in Norfolk for 30 years has announced it has stopped trading with immediate effect.

Ahead of this evening’s rearranged fixture at Oakwell, Norfolk-based Barnsley fan William Yeomans provides some insight from the Tykes camp after two losses on the bounce.

Communities across Norfolk are set to benefit from road improvements, with more than £800,000 due to be spent on almost 140 schemes.

A classic vehicles day is one of several events taking place at Stody Lodge Gardens in May.

Tributes have been paid to Norfolk and Minor Counties cricket stalwart David Armstrong, who has died aged 81.

A new series of guides about the wildlife of the Brecks have been created in the hope of introducing new people to the fascinating area.

I hope that most of you realise when you read my weekly column that it is my opinion.

A legendary warbird, an aerobatic icon and some of the best ice cream in Norfolk – the news for the next Old Buckenham Airshow simply gets better and better. We find out more.

A fundraising effort has been launched to bring one of the GoGoHares! sculptures to Cromer.

A new documentary tells the story of the refugees who escaped the Nazi regime and found refuge in the UK through the remarkable images of photographer Lotte Meitner-Graf. Simon Parkin talks to the Norfolk filmmaker behind Through Lotte’s Lens.

A visit to an East Anglian farm taught primary pupils about the great outdoors – while headteachers learned how to make lessons come alive outside the classroom.

There are often periods doing this wonderful job where you don’t get much time to switch-off.

I can confirm that Labour has not been “working together” with the EDP over the Norfolk county councillor allowances hike scandal as Cliff Jordan told Conservative county councillors.

A Norfolk MP has urged victims of domestic abuse to help shape new laws which could see offenders being banned from drinking alcohol and tagged.

Watchdogs looking to tackle the problem of illegal tobacco in Norfolk are considering using surveillance to spy on those who flout the law.

A coastal village in Norfolk has been named on the list of the 15 most in-demand holiday locations in the UK for 2018.

As the countdown begins for this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival, a new leader is at the helm of the organisation behind the colourful May arts extravaganza.

Adults with learning disabilities in Cromer can put their questions on national and local budget cuts to MP Norman Lamb at a special event.

Norfolk-based Elite Motorsport will probably have the biggest presence in the British Touring Car Championship paddock this season with the local squad set to run no less than seven cars across two categories.

The search is on to find singers to take part in a 12-hour performance project at this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

People are being given the chance to play a part in this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival by signing up to be volunteers for the May arts extravaganza.

Norfolk Day has received a massive boost - an endorsement from The Duke of Cambridge.

Staff at Norwich’s John Lewis store have raised £5,800 for the child bereavement charity Nelson’s Journey.

A charity tractor run is to be held in the village of Guestwick to raise money for two Norfolk-based charities.

Norwich City fans: we need your memories!

Stress at going into hospital was undue, writes Norman Brooks, as he reflects on his time at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

Macaron master Tim Kinnaird was back in front of the MasterChef cameras with friends Alex Rushmer and Dhruv Baker to appear as guest judges - just what did the Norfolk-based patissier make of the dishes he ate?

While the heavy snow has left many people inside with nothing but coffee and TV, Dave Rowntree decided there was no point holding on for tomorrow to get out of his country house.

Going that extra mile (or even just a few yards) to help and reassure people is an echo of Jesus’ actions, says the Rev Eleanor Langan

Langley School’s rugby players are due to take to the national stage this weekend when they travel to Allianz Park, home of reigning European champions Saracens.

All the fun of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival will once again be heading to the city and county this May. Arts correspondent Emma Knights takes a look at the full festival line-up announced today.

It is a case of the show will go on at Norwich Theatre Royal tonight but shows at other venues have been cancelled because of the snow.

Pupils at a Norwich junior school have landed another day on holiday after heavy snow saw coaches due to bring them home cancelled.

A first responder from north Norfolk has a simple message for members of the rural community: stay inside.

Plans to reveal the next GoGoHare tomorrow have been postponed due to the heavy snow.

The frothy, frivolous music of the 1930s will be recalled in a chic evening at Sheringham Little Theatre on March 10.

Norfolk Day shop launches

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

With just under 150 days to go, excitement is building for the first ever Norfolk Day - and now you have a way to buy packs of goodies to help you to join in the fun.

North Norfolk Harriers AC delivered their best performances to date at The National Cross-Country Championships at Parliament Hill, London.

Hundreds of people have run through the beautiful landscape of the Stody estate at Hunworth, near Holt, to raise money for charity.

The Very Rev Jane Hedges, Dean of Norwich Cathedral, has agreed to be a Norfolk Day ambassador. Here she lists 10 things she loves about Norfolk.

Mystery continues to surround the future of a Norwich pub which stands empty at a beauty spot in the Lakenham area.

The need for test facilities for start-ups was one of the demands to come out of a discussion between manufacturers and agencies about a potential food centre.

Canadian Live at the Apollo comic Tanyalee Davis now calls Norwich home. She tells us about challenging public perceptions of her dwarfism, why she loves Norfolk and how a local anti-bullying project is as rewarding as stand-up.

The growing problem of homelessness and rough sleeping is to be tacked with a £1.5m fund from Norfolk County Council (NCC).

Holt Festival is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary in style this summer, with a top-notch celebrity line-up ranging from comedy legend Jasper Carrott and seventies music star Leo Sayer, to doctor-turned-tenor James Gilchrist and ex-Liberal Democrat leader Lord Paddy Ashdown.

Busting the image of “sleepy” Norfolk and showcasing the “dynamism” of our county’s economy will be the goal of its business community during a day of celebration.

This year marks 250 years since the birth of a true Norfolk art great - John Crome. Derek James reports.

Eight members of a north Norfolk-based amateur radio group have been teaching girl guides how to contact colleagues around the world as part of Thinking on The Air Day.

We’re drowning in a sea of plastic and we need to act now to stop it, says Lesley Grahame.

Chocolates made by a Norfolk company have beaten out competition from over 140 products to win a national taste test.

Hundreds of runners will be lacing up their trainers this weekend, ready to take part in a cross country event in aid of Norfolk-based children’s charity Break.

More than 1,500 admissions to hospital in Norfolk and Suffolk over the course of a year were due to drug-related mental illness, new figures revealed.

Altered Carbon author Richard Morgan will be joining us here at EDP and Evening News headquarters tomorrow to talk about his novel and the new Netflix series - and we are giving you the chance to ask some of the questions.

A teacher in Norwich is calling for schools across the country to join together in a day of action to help children understand the refugee crisis.

Hundreds of people flocked to the first day of East Anglia’s largest wedding show this weekend.

Crowds turned out in force to see axe-wielding Norse warriors battle in the streets of Sheringham, as the fourth annual Scira Viking Festival got off to a spectacular start.

Future brides and grooms can get inspired for their big day at East Anglia’s largest wedding show this weekend.

Rather Be, for champion trainer Nicky Henderson, is set for the Cheltenham Festival after a facile but impressive victory in the Lycetts Chase at Fakenham.

Loneliness is one of the main problems facing people in rural north Norfolk and a community café in Holt has won recognition for the work it does in tackling the problem in the community.

Across Norfolk there needs to be a full, fair, balanced and detailed cross-party investigation of allowances paid to councillors.

How would St Stephen’s in 21st century Norwich look if the historic thatched Boar’s Head hadn’t been blown up during the 1942 blitz?

It’s a season that will never be forgotten and, in 93 days’ time, Norwich City will be marking the occasion of the club’s Uefa Cup run with a special match.

Soldiers based in Norfolk have been training in Cumbria in preparation for a six month deployment in the Baltics.

Cancer patients in the region could see faster diagnosis and more support at home after a partnership of health chiefs and councils were granted £1.3m.

Altered Carbon - one of the latest hit Netflix series - is actually based on a book by a Norfolk author.

Representatives of a Norfolk domestic abuse charity will be speaking at an event in the city next month.

Trainee firefighters learned how to deal with animal emergencies by getting to grips with the cattle, horses, pigs and sheep at a Norfolk agricultural college.

Norwich’s technology sector has outperformed London, Leeds and Belfast when it came to responding to an influential national survey.

The soulful songs and spellbinding life story of French singer Edith Piaf will be recreated at St George’s Theatre, Great Yarmouth this month.

A Norfolk chef has been “blown away” by the public’s support after being nominated for a nationwide tourism award.

While some pubs and restaurants are closing in the aftermath of Christmas there are still plenty of positives for the businesses which can make it work.

The early months of the year are traditionally lean times for the restaurant industry, but a swathe of closures since Christmas – including the E Street Smokehouse, the Reindeer and Woolf & Bird – has prompted concern about the pressures on the sector.

Norwich-based World Speedway Champion Jason Doyle is to make a special guest appearance at King’s Lynn’s Adrian Flux Arena next month.

Menaced at sunset by a hooded spectre that leapt from behind a stone left behind by a river of ice, a Norfolk farmer decided to lay the ghost to rest by guarding it from his grave for eternity.

A car with a strong link to Norfolk is hurtling through space after a high-profile launch from Florida.

The Assembly House Arts Prize will be offered to an outstanding Norfolk-based candidate, with the winner receiving a bursary of £4000, access to a Norwich studio space and an exhibition at The Assembly House.

Five-time Grammy Award winner country folk star Mary Chapin Carpenter is set to appear at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival for the first time.

Fakenham racecourse will have to survive a 7am inspection to go ahead with a planned six-race card on Wednesday afternoon.

Drivers on the A47 are facing a 25-mile diversion for seven weeks for £2.2m worth of road repairs.

Some of the stars of Norfolk and Suffolk’s tourism industries will come together this week to celebrate all that’s good about the sector.

Born in Norfolk 110 years ago and growing up in Suffolk he was a small football-crazy boy turned down by the Canaries who suggested he ate more rice pudding.... so he headed off to become a movie star and national treasure instead. Derek James reports.

A group of hard-working sports enthusiasts are celebrating after scooping their place in the county’s regional finals.

Farming faces its biggest potential changes for a generation – and there could be no more important place to debate the industry’s future than in Norfolk, the heart of the UK’s food industry.

Children who were abused by their father, including nine counts of rape, were let down by organisations which failed to take action to protect them.

Thud, thud, thud... those were the words used to describe the sound of thousands of people trying to keep warm during one of the worst winters on record in Norwich of 55 years ago. Who were they waiting for? Derek James picks up the story.

Anyone who loves Norfolk history will soon come across the name of Walter Rye. A fascinating new biography reveals his extraordinary life for the first time – and the truth behind a famous royal story. Trevor Heaton reports.

Norwich City starlet Todd Cantwell looks set to broaden his horizons with a surprise loan move to Dutch second tier club Fortuna Sittard.

A Norfolk chef has come second in a national best sausage roll competition with a creation inspired by a swimming star.

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